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A Great Notion, Sewing Supply LTD.

For innovative and hard-to-find sewing supplies!


A Great Notion has three factory trained and certified sewing machine technicians to help you keep your sewing machines and sergers in top stitching shape. We recommend that most machines be serviced once each year and more often for those machines that are used on a continual basis.

Standard Tune-Up

Power Clean Inside and Out Complete Lubrication Check for Broken Parts
Grease gears Check Take-Up Lever Check Needle Bar & Bushings
Replace Needles Check Belt Check Electrical
Check Hook Check Needle Plate for Damage & Burrs Check Timing
Clean & Calibrate Upper Tension Check Tension Take-Up Spring Check & Adjust Bobbin Tension
Check Presser Foot Alignment Check Reverse Function Check Tension Release
Check Bobbin Winder Check Light & Switch Check Thread Cutters
Check Presser Foot Lift Test Sew-Out: Straight Stitch, Zig-Zag & Decorative  


Service Price

Service Menu

Standard Sewing Machine $99.99
Bernina 7 series and Bernina 8 series $169.95
Embroidery Machine $149.99
Standard Serger $109.99
Coverstitch Serger $119.99
Estimate (applied to service if approved)


Labour rate per hour $98.00


Note:There is a $60 (plus tax) up front ESTIMATE fee to be paid at time of drop-off, and will be applied to the cost of the service or forfeited if machine is un-servicable or un-repairable. Price of parts and additional labour will be charged additionally. Prices quoted above are for standard machines. We reserve the right to charge additional labour for some specialized machines i.e. Bernina 8 series machines.

Please allow a minimum of one week turn-around for service on your machine. This may be longer if additional parts are required. Service appointments are available - call either store for details. (UPDATE- because of the 8 week shut down due to Covid, we now have a 5-6 week turn around on machine service)

108-19289 Langley ByPass, Surrey, BC


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